Melanopsis petrovici Brusina, 1893

Neubauer, Thomas A., 2016, A nomenclator of extant and fossil taxa of the Melanopsidae (Gastropoda, Cerithioidea), ZooKeys 602, pp. 1-358: 214

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Melanopsis petrovici Brusina, 1893


Taxon classification Animalia Sorbeoconcha Melanopsidae

Melanopsis petrovici Brusina, 1893 

Original source.

Brusina 1893: 58 (only described in Italian part).

Type horizon.

Transdanubian, Pannonian, late Miocene.

Type locality.

“Orešac”, Serbia.


Lectotype designation by Milan et al. (1974: 84) invalid: it is uncertain whether the specimen illustrated by Brusina (1902) was part of the original type series. The specimen is stored in the Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb, coll. no. 2484-130.